06 November 2014

New football stadiums, 100 Smart Cities, and clean energy for building sites

Round-up of latest construction industry news Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk Take a look at the full version of the weekly Buildingtalk Newsletter that was emailed to industry subscribers yesterday. You can subscribe for free here and you can follow us via Twitter. Clean energy for building sites Clean energy for construction sites We began[…]

  • 06 November 2014

05 November 2014

Poppies bloom for 100 year WW1 remembrance at Tower of London

Johnson Tiles was approached by project artist Paul Cummins, to help meet the target of 888,246 poppies. Each ceramic flower represents a person who died during World War 1. Johnson Tiles recruited a team of specialist ceramic artists, who have been working at the factory over the past few months, individually making and decorating poppies[…]

  • 05 November 2014

  • 05 November 2014

03 November 2014

UKAS Accreditation for Frost Resistance Testing for Lucideon

The company can now test clay roofing tiles for frost resistance Testing will be carried out on a recently installed frost resistance test rig that has been specifically designed and built to meet the test method requirements of BS EN 539-2: 2013. Lucideon will also retain the previous test standard (BS EN 539-2:2006) for frost[…]

  • 03 November 2014

30 October 2014

FIRA Gold Certification for products and installation is 30

Introduced following demand for a quality mark for furniture tested to industry standards, most major kitchen retailers and manufacturers today now hold FIRA Gold, with Broadstock most recently achieving Installation Certification for workplace, educational and catering furniture. The accreditation is for manufacturers and products that excell standards Awarded to manufacturers of quality products FIRA Gold[…]

  • 30 October 2014

29 October 2014

House inspiring a new generation into a career in construction

Sustainable homes that use, reuse, recycle Nottingham HOUSE H.O.U.S.E stands for Home Optimising the Use of Solar Energy. Nottingham H.O.U.S.E embraces a cradle-to-cradle practical approach to use, reuse, recycle ideals. Designed as a starter home for a family of two adults and one child, it explores the concept of the family home as a sustainable[…]

  • 29 October 2014

29 October 2014

DIY house for andpound;50K, life after EU exit, and the latest Buildingtalk Newsletter

Round-up of latest from the building industry Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk The weekly Buildingtalk Newsletter was emailed to industry subscribers yesterday – take a look at the full version and subscribe for free here. Or you can follow us via Twitter. Harmer Drainage catalogue launch at the Ice Bar in London The latest Buildingtalk[…]

  • 29 October 2014

29 October 2014

DIY house for £50K, life after EU exit, and the latest Buildingtalk Newsletter

Round-up of latest from the building industry Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk The weekly Buildingtalk Newsletter was emailed to industry subscribers yesterday – take a look at the full version and subscribe for free here. Or you can follow us via Twitter. Harmer Drainage catalogue launch at the Ice Bar in London The latest Buildingtalk[…]

  • 29 October 2014

29 October 2014

ESOS Lead Energy Assessor register training now available

ESOS is a government led initiative designed to monitor the energy efficiency and energy usage of organisations, with a mandatory requirement in place for businesses to carry out an audit every four years if they employ at least 250 members of staff or have an annual turnover in excess of €50 million and an annual[…]

  • 29 October 2014

22 October 2014

Biomass heating benefitting the Public Sector

Biomass success at The Keep in Brighton Biomass heating system and 300kW Herz Biomatic boiler, designed and installed by Rural Energy at The Keep in Brighton This is a major new centre for archives that opens up access to all the collections of the East Sussex Record Office (ESRO), the Royal Pavilion & Museums Local[…]

  • 22 October 2014